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Starwood Hotels Names Mangas New CEO

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide has announced that Thomas Mangas, currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective December 31, 2015. According to the global hospitality brand, the appointment follows the resignation of Adam Aron, who is leaving Starwood at the end of the month to become Chief […]


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AIB Asks For Equipment, Sophisticated Tools, As Ministers Visit

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has said that the agency requires hi-tech equipment and other sophisticated tools, as they will help the accident investigation body to carry out its job. The Chief Executive Officer of the agency, Dr Felix Abali said this while receiving the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and the Aviation Minister (state), […]


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NDLEA Arrests South African, 2 Others At Abuja Airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, has arrested a South African Sipho Mitshali and two Nigerians Ifeagwu Osita and Obiabumuo Augustine Ikechukwu for allegedly being in possession of 18.2kgs of drugs valued at N163 million . The Acting Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency […]


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Electronic Clearance Of Flights Will Save Time, Money —Amaechi

… Lauds NCAA, NAMA Over Feat Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has commended the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) for the introduction of the e-clearance solution for the clearance of aircraft, which he said would save time and make the process seamless. The Transport Minister in company of […]


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Probe Of N35b Seized Drugs, Assets By Reps A Blessing — NDLEA

The planned probe of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) by the House of Representatives has been described as a blessing by the agency. This is because the said amount represents the estimated value of seized drugs by the agency and not physical cash, adding that such seized drugs are regularly destroyed publicly in […]


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Amaechi Approves Commencement Of Port Harcourt–Aba Mass Transit Train Service

Transport Minister, Hon. Rotimi Ameachi, has approved the immediate commencement of the Mass Transit Train Service between Port Harcourt and Aba as part of the positive change in the transportation sector the ministry wants to achieve under the present administration. He described train services in different parts of Nigeria as ones that need urgent improvement, […]


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Aviation Unions Declare Aero Management, Board Persona Non Grata

…Demands For Review, Implementation Of Over Eight Years Structure … Stages Peaceful Protest At Aero Headquarter Aviation unions and workers of Aero yesterday declared the Chairperson of the Board of the airline and other members brought in by Asset Management Company of Nigeria(AMCON ) persona non grata for allegedly mismanaging the airline and refusing to […]


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Stiff, Fair Competition Begins On Lagos –Accra Route

…As Dana Dares Aero, Arik, Medview Airlines …To Use In-Flight Service, Low Fare, On-Time Departure As Weapons A stiff and fair competition among four Nigerian airlines is imminent following the commencement of flight operations by Dana Air at the weekend from the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA, Lagos to the Kotoka International […]


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Safety, Flight Operations Number One Priority—ICAO

..Says Collaboration Key To Aviation Development The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has declared that safety and flight operations are the first priority of the international airline body. This is just as the organisation stated that collaboration is key for aviation development. IATA whose mission is to represent, lead and serve the airline industry, made […]


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NAHCo Secures ICAO Validation For Port Harcourt Airport Operations

Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCo) PLC, the leading ground handling company in Nigeria has secured the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Regulated Agent Third Country Validation Process (RA3 Validation) for Port Harcourt Airport. The Chief Commercial Officer, Seyi Adewale, who made the feat known, said that this further confirmed the dominance of the company in […]